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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
040584000 SIGNS 427
040299010 CHECK, LABEL, OR TAG 420
040541000 ILLUMINATED SIGN 243
040700000 PICTURE FRAME 188
040124010 DISPLAY CARD 145
040446000 CHANGING EXHIBITOR 126
040001000 EXHIBITORS 41
040200000 LICENSE PLATES 41
040427000 DISPLAY WITH SPECIAL EFFECTS 36
040100500 BADGES 29
040406000 DISPLAY DEVICE WITH GAS OR LIQUID MOVEMENT 17
040107000 CALENDARS 17
040212000 AEROSTATIC DEVICES 13
040124500 MEMORIAL TABLETS 11
040124000 CARD RACK 10
040409000 DISPLAY DEVICE WITH FREE ARTICLE MOVEMENT 8
040411000 THREE-DIMENSIONAL MOVABLE FIGURE DISPLAY DEVICE 8
040538000 DUMMY SIGN 8
040218000 FLAG-WAVING DEVICES 6
040219000 TRANSLUCENT MIRRORS WITH INDICIA 5
20090165344REFLECTIVE SIGNAGE - A sign comprising at least one support member and a body portion attached to the support member. The sign includes at least one reflective layer secured to the body portion. The sign includes at least one optically transmissive layer secured to the reflective layer such that the reflective layer is positioned between the optically transmissive layer and the body portion. The optically transmissive layer defines an interior portion, a border encompassing the interior portion, and at least one message positioned at least partially within the interior portion. The interior portion and the border comprise contrasting colors. The reflective layer is structured to reflect light through the optically transmissive layer to augment the contrast between the interior portion and the border to thereby enhance the visibility of the message.07-02-2009
20100058628Frame Assembly for Displaying Indicia and Reflecting An Image - The invention relates to a frame assembly for displaying a plurality of indicia and reflecting an image. The frame assembly comprises a frame supporting at least one light source, a sheet member positioned adjacent to the light source, a substrate bearing indicia releasably secured to the sheet member, a mirror positioned adjacent to the sheet member and light source, and a sensor for detecting an object. The frame assembly in a first mode displays desired indicia through the mirror and, upon the sensor detecting an object at a desired distance, in a second mode functions as a mirror to reflect an image.03-11-2010
20110056102FRAME ASSEMBLY FOR DISPLAYING INDICIA AND REFLECTING AN IMAGE - The invention relates to a frame assembly for displaying a plurality of indicia and reflecting an image. The frame assembly comprises a display unit for displaying indicia, an enclosure for supporting the display unit, a mirror supported by the enclosure, a sensor supported by the enclosure, a mass storage device for storing the indicia to be displayed on the display unit, a central processing unit for processing the indicia, a signaling system for switching the frame assembly between a first and second mode of operation, a controller in communication with the sensor and central processing unit, and a power supply display unit. The frame assembly in a first mode displays desired indicia through the mirror and, upon the sensor detecting an object at a desired distance, in a second mode functions as a mirror to reflect an image.03-10-2011
20080244940Periodic messaging system - A periodic messaging system is described. The messaging system includes a mirror having a front side and a back side, with the front side being reflective. A message device is attached with the back side of the mirror and is configured to display a periodic, illuminated message. The mirror includes a transparent portion and the message device is attached with the back side of the mirror such that the periodic, illuminated message is displayed toward the transparent portion. Thus, when the message is illuminated, the message is viewable from the front side of the mirror, whereby through use of the message device, a user can present periodic messages to viewers using a mirror.10-09-2008
20110107631Integrated mirror and graphics display system - An integrated mirror and graphics display system includes a sheet of substantially transparent material, the sheet having a front and a back, the back having a silvered or reflective region and at least one primary non-silvered region. Also included is a sheet of translucent material, having printed on or embedded in it a graphic of interest to a system user, the translucent sheet secured or painted upon the back of the transparent sheet against the non-silvered region. The system further includes an illumination element defining an area smaller, equal to or greater than that of the non-silvered region and secured in optical communication with the translucent sheet. A secondary non-silvered region may be used to provide owner-specific personalized information.05-12-2011
040421000 TWO-DIMENSIONAL MOVABLE FIGURE DISPLAY DEVICE 4
20090183402ROCKING HEAD PICTURE DISPLAY DEVICE - A rocking head picture display device includes a casing and a rocking assembly received in the casing. The rocking device includes an electromagnetic device mounted to the bottom of the casing and a rocking device mounted to the top of the casing. The rocking device includes a pivotal shaft supported by the casing and a rocking arm extending downward next to the electromagnetic device. A circular plate shaped connector is eccentrically joined to the outer end of the pivotal shaft in front of the casing. A channel shaped base is joined to bottom of the casing to form a locating groove. A picture has a head portion adhered to the connector and a body portion rested in the locating groove. When the electromagnetic device is powered on. the rocking device is induced to swing with the connector and the head portion.07-23-2009
20080301985ROCKING HEAD PICTURE DISPLAY DEVICE - A rocking head picture display device includes a hollow casing with a bottom and a rocking assembly received in the casing. The rocking device includes a drive element mounted on the bottom of the casing and a rocking device mounted on a top of the casing. The rocking device corresponds to the drive element. The rocking device includes a pivot sequentially extending through the casing and a rocking shaft that linearly corresponds to the drive element. A connector is connected to one end of the pivot relative to a front side of the casing. A seat is upwardly mounted to a bottom of the casing. A picture is divided into a head-style portion adhered to the connector and a body-style portion located between the seat and the casing.12-11-2008
20100212196PIN IMAGING APPARATUS - A pin imaging apparatus configured to secure an image formed by pins is disclosed. The pin imaging apparatus includes at least a first plate and a locking plate. A plurality of pins extends through pin holes in the first plate and the locking plate. The locking plate is movable between a locked and an unlocked position. The pins are movable through the holes by at a minimum contact with an object at an exposed end of the pins when the locking plate is positioned in an unlocked position. The pins are secured at a desired position in the holes when the locking plate is positioned in a locked position.08-26-2010
20100024263MULTI-PLY ROLL LOCK - An assembly and a method for maintaining two sheets in alignment are provided. The assembly includes a first sheet and a second sheet. The first sheet of material includes a first flap formed from a first cut and has a first surface and a second surface. The second sheet of material includes a second flap formed from a second cut which is formed so that the second flap includes a tab. The second sheet is configured to be superposed against the first surface of the first sheet. The second flap and the tab are configured to deflect and move between a default position and an engaged position. The second flap and the tab are configured to be substantially coplanar with the second sheet in the default position. The tab is configured to lie on the second surface of the first sheet in the engaged position such that the second flap intersects the first sheet.02-04-2010
040800000 RELIEF PICTURE 2
20090158633Picture Display Object - The present invention relates to a picture display object, and an object of the invention is to display a painting and a photograph without storing them in the picture frame accompanied with a three-dimensional effect, which is more enhanced than the case where they are stored in a picture frame. An exposed portion of the surface is provided with a first layer made of a flat plate having an image of the painting or the photograph drawn thereon. By superposing on a part of the first layer, a second layer having the image of the painting or the photograph drawn on the exposed portion of the surface is provided. The second layer has a contour to conform to the contour of the physical object included in the painting or the photograph drawn therein, and is formed of a transparent flat plate whose peripheral edge portion is transparent.06-25-2009
20130067786SOUVENIR AND METHOD OF DISPLAYING A RELIC - A souvenir 03-21-2013
040368000 STATION INDICATOR 1
20130212917REORGANIZING DISPLAY OF A RAILWAY TIMETABLE DIAGRAM - A method and apparatus for reorganizing display of a railway timetable diagram. A method of reorganizing the display of a railway timetable diagram, including: generating a relational graph by using a multiple of stations in the railway timetable diagram and correlations between the stations; partitioning the relational graph according to a partition rule, where the partition rule reduces lines crossing in at least one page and/or section in at least one page in a reorganized railway timetable diagram, where the lines representing an association between respective stations along a path in the reorganized railway timetable diagram; and displaying a reorganized railway timetable diagram based on a result of the partitioning. An apparatus for reorganizing the display of a railway timetable diagram.08-22-2013
040371000 REGISTER, OR FILE (E.G., TELEPHONE DIRECTORY FILE) 1
20090019742DESK ORGANIZER - The present application regards a holder for example for filing of paper. The holder includes a bottom plate on which it is assembled a central rotating supporting plate. In the central of the two plates a vertical shaft is mounted. The supporting plate and the vertical shaft are rotatable in relation to the bottom plate. On the shaft one or more binder mechanism from ring binders are assembled vertically, that is alongside the shaft. The filing in the holder is done by placing the object to be filed into for example pockets of clear plastic, which is kept by the binder mechanism from the ring binders, which is assembled on the vertical and rotatable placed shaft.01-22-2009
040341000 COPYHOLDER 1
20080295369AUTOMATIC INDUCTION DEVICE FOR TURNING PAGES - An automatic induction device for turning pages includes a plurality of inner pages, a plurality of conductive rubber pieces, a flexible printed circuit board, and an electronic unit. The inner pages connect with each other on one side and each has a groove on the connected side. The conductive rubber pieces are inserted in the grooves respectively and one end of each conductive rubber piece extends out of the corresponding groove. The flexible printed circuit board has a plurality of connecting finger conductive portions and a connecting end, the connecting finger conductive portions are inserted in the grooves and contact with the conductive rubber pieces, respectively. The electronic unit electrically connects with the connecting end of the flexible printed circuit board. Based on the above assemblies, the automatic induction device for turning pages, electronic audio books and photo albums has more reliable performance, a simple structure and a low cost.12-04-2008
040358000 ON CLERICAL DESK ARTICLE 1
20090188139Paperweight desk sign - The object of this invention is to provide an improved paper weight or article of desk furniture which shall be useful not only as a paper weight, but for the purposes of alerting other visitors that they may or may not disturb the person at this desk or location.07-30-2009
040361000 PHOTOGRAPHIC TRANSPARENCY VIEWER, E.G., X-RAY VIEWER 1
20080301984CARD VIEWING DEVICE AND METHOD - A method and apparatus for card viewing used to select desired layered compound images is disclosed. The device includes viewing windows, slots, and various card types. The cards, each of which may contain an element of the compound image to be formed are inserted into the slots in a prescribed manner such that layered combinations may be viewed through viewing panes. Some embodiments may include a background card to place the layered combination in context, or, by excluding the background card, the compound image may be placed against a desired background such that a portion of the background remains visible with the compound image superimposed thereon. In one embodiment, the method and apparatus may be used to select art frame and mat design combinations in connection with representations of works of art and desired backgrounds.12-11-2008
040426000 DISPLAY DEVICE WITH MAGNETICALLY MOVED OBJECT 1
20080289234Image Retention System - An image retention system for an ice cave image system including an ice cave panel with a central clear portion and an image substrate, the image retention system including a plurality of retention portions spaced about the central clear portion, each retention portion having magnetic properties and an attachment portion to attach the retention portion relative to the central clear portion of the ice cave panel and a clamping member having magnetic properties, wherein each retention portion locates the image substrate relative to the central clear portion of the ice cave panel and the image substrate is clamped in position between the retention portion and the clamping member.11-27-2008

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